Hotel evacuated following gas leak
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (WSVN) -- A South Florida hotel was evacuated following reports of a nearby gas leak, Saturday.
Police and fire rescue responded to the scene near the Westin Colonnade Hotel, off Miracle Mile and Ponce De Leon Boulevard, around 3 p.m. According to fire rescue officials, a crew was laying fiber optics in an alleyway near the hotel when a gas line was ruptured.
The hotel was evacuated as a precaution while gas company officials evaluated the situation. The leak was capped and hotel guests and staff have been allowed back into the building.
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